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Sage infusion: an elixir of life, provided it is consumed carefully

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What are the benefits of sage tea? Let's find out all of them and take a look at the contraindications to keep in mind.

Have you ever tasted sage infusion? This plant, in addition to being widely used to flavor dishes, can also be consumed in the form of a decoction. It is a natural remedy that has its roots in ancient times and is able to bring numerous benefits to the entire body.

Sage infusion: properties and benefits

Sage infusion brings many benefits to the whole organism. It boasts digestive, antiseptic , decongestant, anti-inflammatory, relaxing and diuretic properties and is effective for combating various ailments. From stomach ailments, such as gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux, to the discomforts of menopause and the menstrual cycle, through coughs , colds , post-flu recovery, rheumatism, dizziness and sore throat: the decoction of sage represents a real health drink.

Sage herbal tea can be bought ready-made or made with fresh or dried leaves. If you use the plant, all you have to do is leave the leaves to infuse, filter and drink when needed. If desired, it can be used as a stimulant in the form of essential oil. In periods of fatigue, it can be spread in the environment or inhaled. It is able to promote intuition, inspiration, enhance fantasy and imagination and stimulate the ability to dream.

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Fresh sage herbal tea: contraindications to keep in mind

After having seen the infusion of sage and its properties, it is good to point out another important benefit for the hair . If used to make a compress, it is able to reinvigorate the hair, with visible effects from the first use. Returning to the herbal tea, this should be consumed at any time of the day, but it is preferable to drink a cup after the main meals, in order to take advantage of the digestive power.

In terms of contraindications , it is recommended not to exceed three cups a day and not to use the natural remedy for long periods of time. In fact, sage could cause damage to the liver and kidneys, triggering nausea and abdominal pain. Last recommendation: use is not indicated during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

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